The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.66% 0.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
56 41 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.42% 14.19% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 36
Average daily rate £400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 25
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.05 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £340 -
Chatham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Red Gate
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Red Gate